Natalie McKnight

Dean; Professor of HumanitiesMCKNIGHT

Education:

BA English and Drama, Washington College
MA Creative Writing, Johns Hopkins University
PhD English and American Literature, University of Delaware

Teaching interests:  Survey literature and art courses, Victorian studies, creative writing and ethical philosophy

Research interests: Victorian studies, gender studies and general education

Selected publications:

Books
Culture and Context. Co-editor. Vols. I & II. Cognella Academic Publishing, 2014.

Dickens Studies Annual. Co-editor. Vols. 41-43. AMS Press, 2010-12.

Fathers in Victorian Fiction. Co-author and editor. Cambridge Scholars Press, 2011.

Idiots, Madmen and Other Prisoners in Dickens. St. Martin’s Press, 1993.

Suffering Mothers in Mid-Victorian Novels. St. Martin’s Press, 1997.

Interviews
“Scholars: Dickens classic may have Lowellian links.” Lowell Sun. December 16, 2013. http://www.lowellsun.com/news/ci_24731925/scholars-dickens-classic-may-have-lowellian-links

Was Dickens’s Christmas Carol borrowed from Lowell’s mill girls?” Boston Globe. December 15, 2013. http://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2013/12/15/dickens/vFjBRRSBUtzHVH9DXiCSSL/story.html?s_campaign=email_BG_TodaysHeadline

Other professional activity and/or awards:

Archivist/Subscription Manager, Dickens Quarterly

Co-editor, Dickens Studies Annual, volume 41 and onward.

Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award, Boston University, 1998-99.

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